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  1. INTERNATIONAL: Alfred Nobel's Legacy to Women

    On Saturday I was in Oslo with two of my sisters from Africa, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkol Karman, to receive the Nobel

    Monday, December 12, 2011
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  2. AFRICA: African Women Prepare for a Bigger Role in Peacemaking

    African women who bear the brunt of the continent's conflicts now demand to play a defining role in peacekeeping.

    Saturday, October 1, 2011
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  3. DRC/LIBERIA: Sexual Abuse Allegations Against UN Peacekeepers in DR Congo and Liberia Decline

    Allegations of sexual abuse by soldiers serving in the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic

    Wednesday, July 27, 2011
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  6. DRC: UN Renews Congo Peacekeepers in Light of Rape Epidemic

    The United Nations Refugee Agency reported this month that 170 women were raped during a raid on a village by an arme

    Tuesday, June 28, 2011
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  7. SUDAN: As Secession Nears, Sudan Steps Up Drive to Stop Rebels

    The Sudanese Army and its allied militias have gone on an unsparing rampage to crush rebel fighters in the Nuba Mount

    Monday, June 20, 2011
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  8. SUDAN: UN Denies Peacekeepers' Abuses in Sudan North-South Border State

    The UN Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) has categorically denied allegations of misconduct against its peacekeepers in the co

    Sunday, June 19, 2011
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  9. SUDAN: With UN Peacekeepers Accused of Rape in Sudan, UN Women & Ban Ki-Moon Adviser Won't Answer, Other Priorities

    With UN peacekeepers accused of at least six rapes in Southern Kordofan in Sudan, what has the UN system done?

    Thursday, June 16, 2011
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  10. DRC/INDIA: Army Probes Soldiers' Sexual Misconduct

    Two long years after charges of “sexual misconduct” were leveled against the Indian peacekeepers deployed

    Wednesday, June 8, 2011
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  11. INTERNATIONAL/LIBERIA: 'UN Peacekeeping Missions Should Have More Women'

    The UN peacekeeping missions should have more women to increase trust with the local populace, said Poonam Gupta, hea

    Saturday, May 28, 2011
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  13. DR Congo: Support Community-Based Tools for MONUSCO

    In recent years the UN peacekeeping mission in the DRC (MONUSCO) has faced tremendous pressure to improve civilian pr

    Tuesday, May 3, 2011
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  15. SUDAN: South Sudan Denies Rape and Physical Abuse of Police Recruits

    A key police officer in the minister of internal affairs of the government of south Sudan denied Friday allegations o

    Saturday, February 26, 2011
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  16. DRC: UN Envoy to Congo Notes some Improvements, but says Peacekeeping Mission still Needed

    Progress has been made toward quelling mass rapes by armed combatants in Congo, but the U.N.

    Monday, February 7, 2011
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  17. DRC: Indian Peacekeepers Rescue Women in DR Congo: UN

    Indian peacekeepers rescued seven women held by a militia group in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the UN said

    Friday, January 28, 2011
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  18. SUDAN: UN Says Darfur Situation Improving as Peacekeepers Report Violent Incidents

    January 20, 2011 (KHARTOUM) – The UN on Thursday claimed that the security situation in Sudan's troubled wester

    Thursday, January 20, 2011
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